Woman on scooter killed in Garden Grove hit-and-run


The incident happened around 8:40 p.m. Thursday on Chapman Avenue and Pioneer Drive in Garden Grove. The woman was hit by the driver of a blue SUV. She died at a hospital.

The SUV driver, Steven Newcomer, fled the scene, but he was arrested shortly after inside a gated community near the crash.

The driver had signs of intoxication. He was booked for felony hit-and-run, felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to call investigators at (714) 741-5823.

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